CSWS director Michelle McKinley named Williams Fellow with two other faculty

Three University of Oregon faculty members have been awarded 2018-19 Williams Fellowships
Around the O, March 30, 2018—Anita Chari, Claudia Holguin and Michelle McKinley were honored by the Williams Council for their dedication and commitment to innovative undergraduate education.
Chari is an associate professor of political science. She is a political theorist with a commitment to innovative […]

CSWS advisory board member Andrea Herrera interviewed for New York Magazine

April 3, 2018—CSWS advisory board member Andrea P. Herrera was interviewed as a sociologist and parent for one of New York Magazine‘s current cover stories: “It’s a Theyby! Raising the Gender Creative Child.” Her comments appear toward the middle of the article and beyond.
Herrera is a doctoral candidate in the UO Department of Sociology and […]

“Mass Incarceration and Race in Oregon” Beyond 13th: Community Panel Discussion

[ May 9, 2018; 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ] Light dinner at 5 | Panel at 5:30
TEMPLE BETH ISRAEL
1175 E. 29th Ave
Eugene, OR 97405

SHOWING UP FOR RACIAL JUSTICE SPRINGFIELD-EUGENE invites our community to a forum with speakers from around the state who will deepen our understanding of the problem of mass incarceration and prepare us to take action. We are honored to include panelists […]

Provost awards new Knight Chair to professor of anthropology Lynn Stephen

From Around the O
March 22, 2018—UO anthropology professor Lynn Stephen, a renowned scholar of Latin American studies, has been awarded a prestigious Philip H. Knight Chair in the College of Arts and Sciences.
Stephen is Distinguished Professor of Arts and Sciences as well as a member of the graduate faculty in ethnic studies. She is also […]

Ana-Maurine Lara’s poetry book a finalist for Lambda Literary Award

March 6, 2018—Kohnjehr Woman, a book of poetry by Ana-Maurine Lara, has been nominated as a finalist for the 30th Annual Lambda Literary Awards.
Lara, an assistant professor of anthropology at the University of Oregon and a CSWS faculty affiliate, is an award-winning poet and fiction writer whose novels include Erzulie’s Skirt (RedBone Press 2006) and […]